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Tom Lewand, President, Detroit Lions, David Brandon, Athletic Director, University of Michigan and Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference speak at WWJ's The Business of Sports Luncheon on April 16, 2014. (credit: WWJ)

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: ‘We Believe Students Are Students, Not Employees’; Dave Brandon Vows To Fight For ‘Collegiate Model’

Delany was also asked to respond to the comment that Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier, whose Huskies won the national championship this year, that he sometimes goes to bed starving because he cannot afford food.

CBS Detroit–20 hours ago

PASADENA, CA - APRIL 23: Bill Bogaard, Mayor of Pasadena, Hancock, Executive Director, BCS, Scott Jenkins, President, Tournament of Roses, Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference, and Larry Scott, Commissioner, Pac-12 Conference attend the 100th Rose Bowl Game press conference at Rose Bowl on April 23, 2013 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

B10 Won’t Penalize Schools That Schedule FCS Teams

If all goes according to plan, the possibility of one of those attention-grabbing FCS wins won’t exist much longer in the Big Ten.

97.1 The Ticket–09/04/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 3: Jim Delany, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addresses the media during a press conference to announce the New Era Pinstripe Bowl's eight-year partnership with the Big Ten Conference at Yankees Stadium on June 3, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images

Big 10′s Delany Praises Penn State For Progress

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany is praising Penn State’s handling of the NCAA sanctions against the football program.

97.1 The Ticket–08/09/2013

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Delany: Big Ten Prefers ‘Another Option’ If Forced To Pay Players

The antitrust lawsuit brought by former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon and other college football and basketball players seeking a share of television revenues could have vast, far-reaching implications for the NCAA if it loses the suit — and is forced to negotiate a split of those revenues with the players it oversees.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2013

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Big Ten Schools Pushing To Override NCAA Recruiting Rules

Big Ten schools are in the process of sending official requests to override the NCAA’s proposed ruling for unlimited communication with recruits, according to University of Nebraska faculty athletics rep Josephine Potuto.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2013

PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 20: Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany makes his opening remarks during a press conference announcing that Rutgers University is joining the Big Ten Conference on November 20, 2012 at the Hale Center in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Delany: Big Ten ‘Inactive But Alert’ On Expansion

The Big Ten’s guideline for conference expansion is “inactive, but alert.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/07/2012

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Big Ten May Give Commish Power To Fire Coaches

In the wake of the scandal at Penn State, the Big Ten Conference is considering a plan to give its commissioner the power to punish schools with financial sanctions, suspensions and even the ability to fire coaches.

97.1 The Ticket–07/20/2012

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Delany: National Title Game Likely To Be Bid On

Big Ten administrators could see a national championship game being played in cities that aren’t necessarily traditional hosts.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2012

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Big Ten Picks Its Poison In Playoff Format

It’s on the way, like it or not. College football will have a four-team playoff system, and now the raging debate is who should host the games.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2012

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Delany: Non-Division Champs Shouldn’t Have A Shot

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, who has floated ideas for how a four-team college football playoff should be set up, said Wednesday that any new format shouldn’t include a team that doesn’t win its division.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2012